Borgwardt Family History

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Borgwardt Name Meaning

North German: from a personal name composed of Middle Low German borg ‘castle’ + wart ‘guard’, ‘watchman’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Borgardt, Markwardt, Dorwart, Borchardt, Bongard, Gerhardt, Woodward

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Borgwardt Family Origin

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Borgwardt Family Occupations

What did your Borgwardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Borgwardt family was Stock Raiser. The most common Borgwardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Borgwardt's were Farmers. Farmer, Upholsterer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borgwardt.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Upholsterer

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Stock Raiser

    14%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Borgwardt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Borgwardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borgwardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borgwardt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Borgwardt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Borgwardt. For the veterans among your Borgwardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borgwardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Borgwardt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Borgwardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Borgwardt in 1958 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borgwardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borgwardt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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